NASDAQ:HLIT

Harmonic Competitors

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$7.98
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$8.43
50-Day Range
$7.57
MA: $8.08
$8.81
52-Week Range
$4.49
Now: $8.22
$9.20
Volume595,576 shs
Average Volume669,879 shs
Market Capitalization$828.96 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.83

Competitors

Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying HLIT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Harmonic, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Cisco Systems and Harmonic's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Harmonic shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Harmonic shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cisco Systems and Harmonic's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion4.53$11.21 billion$2.9218.10
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67

Cisco Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Harmonic. Cisco Systems is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Cisco Systems and Harmonic, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cisco Systems0111102.50
Harmonic02502.71

Cisco Systems presently has a consensus price target of $50.5455, indicating a potential downside of 4.36%. Harmonic has a consensus price target of $8.6786, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. Given Harmonic's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Harmonic is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats Harmonic on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) and QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Harmonic and QUALCOMM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%
QUALCOMM22.09%90.74%11.56%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Harmonic and QUALCOMM's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67
QUALCOMM$23.53 billion6.53$5.20 billion$3.3440.49

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Harmonic. QUALCOMM is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.1% of Harmonic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Harmonic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Harmonic and QUALCOMM, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Harmonic02502.71
QUALCOMM0121612.62

Harmonic currently has a consensus price target of $8.6786, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. QUALCOMM has a consensus price target of $165.68, indicating a potential upside of 22.50%. Given QUALCOMM's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe QUALCOMM is more favorable than Harmonic.

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Harmonic on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

89.1% of Harmonic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Harmonic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Harmonic and Palo Alto Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Harmonic02502.71
Palo Alto Networks122802.87

Harmonic currently has a consensus target price of $8.6786, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. Palo Alto Networks has a consensus target price of $381.3030, indicating a potential upside of 3.91%. Given Harmonic's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Harmonic is more favorable than Palo Alto Networks.

Volatility and Risk

Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Harmonic and Palo Alto Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%
Palo Alto Networks-8.36%-8.66%-1.16%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Harmonic and Palo Alto Networks' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.47$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-295.94

Harmonic has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Palo Alto Networks. Palo Alto Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Motorola Solutions and Harmonic, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions03902.75
Harmonic02502.71

Motorola Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $181.2727, indicating a potential downside of 3.40%. Harmonic has a consensus target price of $8.6786, indicating a potential upside of 5.58%. Given Harmonic's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Harmonic is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Harmonic's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion4.03$868 million$7.4425.22
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67

Motorola Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Harmonic. Motorola Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, meaning that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Harmonic's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Harmonic shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Harmonic shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Harmonic on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) and F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Harmonic and F5 Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.1% of Harmonic shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.7% of F5 Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.1% of Harmonic shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Harmonic and F5 Networks, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Harmonic02502.71
F5 Networks051102.69

Harmonic currently has a consensus target price of $8.6786, suggesting a potential upside of 5.58%. F5 Networks has a consensus target price of $195.1765, suggesting a potential downside of 6.39%. Given Harmonic's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Harmonic is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Harmonic and F5 Networks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.47$307.44 million$6.6631.30

F5 Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Harmonic. F5 Networks is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

F5 Networks beats Harmonic on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Harmonic (NASDAQ:HLIT) and Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Harmonic and Ciena's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Harmonic$402.87 million2.06$-5,920,000.00$0.1845.67
Ciena$3.53 billion2.41$361.29 million$2.6520.71

Ciena has higher revenue and earnings than Harmonic. Ciena is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Harmonic, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Harmonic and Ciena, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Harmonic02502.71
Ciena051502.75

Harmonic presently has a consensus target price of $8.6786, suggesting a potential upside of 5.58%. Ciena has a consensus target price of $59.0278, suggesting a potential upside of 7.56%. Given Ciena's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ciena is more favorable than Harmonic.

Profitability

This table compares Harmonic and Ciena's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Harmonic-10.06%-7.13%-2.98%
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%

Volatility and Risk

Harmonic has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ciena has a beta of 0.85, suggesting that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.1% of Harmonic shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Ciena shares are held by institutional investors. 4.1% of Harmonic shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Ciena shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ciena beats Harmonic on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Harmonic Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.4$52.85-0.1%$223.12 billion$49.30 billion21.48
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$135.25-2.2%$153.64 billion$23.53 billion29.86Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$366.96-0.1%$35.68 billion$3.41 billion-118.37
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.2$187.66-0.5%$31.78 billion$7.89 billion41.98Analyst Report
News Coverage
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$208.49-0.6%$12.85 billion$2.35 billion41.53Upcoming Earnings
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
1.8$54.88-3.6%$8.51 billion$3.53 billion23.66
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
1.9$25.92-0.3%$8.48 billion$4.45 billion22.34Upcoming Earnings
Viasat logo
VSAT
Viasat
1.6$49.30-0.4%$3.38 billion$2.31 billion-2,465.00
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.2$41.94-6.9%$2.64 billion$424.33 million299.57Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.6$24.58-1.4%$2.30 billion$1.89 billion-25.34
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$73.65-0.3%$2.27 billion$318.92 million38.36News Coverage
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.60-2.9%$1.97 billion$1.30 billion-6.67
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.2$37.95-4.3%$1.57 billion$1.70 billion-1.83
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.4$8.07-4.7%$1.19 billion$563.11 million-4.89
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.9$38.44-2.2%$1.18 billion$998.76 million43.68Upcoming Earnings
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$9.50-0.9%$1.18 billion$948.02 million-11.59
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.8$17.86-3.4%$865.94 million$530.06 million-52.53Decrease in Short Interest
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.3$25.02-1.4%$651.87 million$616.72 million-7.42
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.8$17.96-2.1%$533.57 million$279.27 million61.93
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.3$11.51-2.4%$403.25 million$366.11 million-3.80Upcoming Earnings
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$29.26-5.4%$326.66 million$238.64 million26.60Increase in Short Interest
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.1$13.68-0.7%$252.12 million$157.89 million-17.54High Trading Volume
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
0.9$17.86-5.3%$220.57 million$492.41 million74.42Gap Up
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.1$6.54-0.5%$121.11 million$90.62 million34.42News Coverage
Aware logo
AWRE
Aware
0.5$3.35-4.8%$72.01 million$12.20 million-5.32Upcoming Earnings
Gap Up
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.0$7.46-4.6%$65.86 million$540.30 million-2.65
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